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Susan Marie Vermersch-Douglass Edit Profile

Susan Marie Vermersch-Douglass, American nurse. Recipient Dean Patty Hawken award for excellence in nursing administration, 1994.

Background

Vermersch-Douglass, Susan Marie was born on September 6, 1948 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Daughter of Robert Henry and Doris Inez (Thomas) Vermersch.

Education

Diploma nursing, Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, Texas, 1969. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Texas Health Science Center, 1972. Master of Science in Nursing, University Texas Health Science Center, 1986.

Career

Staff nurse, Medical Center Hospital, San Antonio, 1969-1972;clinician II, Medical Center Hospital, San Antonio, 1972-1979;per diem coordinator, Medical Center Hospital, San Antonio, 1979-1980;clinician III, Medical Center Hospital, San Antonio, 1980-1981;director area I, Medical Center Hospital, San Antonio, 1981-1982;administrative director emergency center, Medical Center Hospital, San Antonio, 1982-1995;administrative director, Regional Trauma System, San Antonio, since 1995.

Membership

Active Conservation Society, San Antonio, since 1983, March of Dimes, San Antonio, 1985-1986. Board directors Alamo Area Rape Crisis Center, 1986-1988, president, 1989. Chair San Antonio Safe Kids Coalition, 1997.

Chair Trauma Coordinators Trauma Service. Chair Public Information Education Committee. Member National League for Nursing, Emergency Nurses Association (San Antonio chapter, president 1987, secretary since 1990), Texas Emergency Nurses Association (board directors 1989, secretary since 1990, president 1992), National Emergency Nurses Association (nomination committee 1992, by-laws review committee 1992), University Texas San Antonio Nursing School Alumni Association (board directors 1988-1990), Sigma Theta Tau (Image Maker award 1994).

Connections

Married Edward; children: Lauren Marie, Christopher Michael. Stepchildren: Jennifer, Michael.